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11 May 2022

Full-Time Second Grade Co-Teacher

Atrium School – Posted by mstclair Watertown, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Atrium School seeks a skillful, experienced, and creative full-time 2nd grade teacher, to begin in the 2022-23 school year.

Atrium School  is a progressive, inclusive PreK-8th grade independent school in Watertown, MA. Our program encourages academic and intellectual curiosity, creativity, and exploration while fostering each child’s intellectual and personal growth.  Our students are original thinkers, who develop confidence in themselves and respect for others within a joyful, vibrant community of nurturing and challenging teachers, engaged parents, and enriching community partnerships.

Teachers in the elementary grades at Atrium work in co-teaching pairs and actively create innovative curriculum.  Second and Third Grade teachers also closely collaborate when planning and teaching writing, science, social justice to multi-grade groupings of students.  We seek candidates with particular strengths in math and science, as well as a strong understanding of literacy development, social studies, and social emotional learning.  Atrium’s program and school culture strongly cultivate inclusion and an active sense of social and environmental justice in classrooms where collaboration, problem solving, and kindness are prized.

In addition, faculty at Atrium:

  • Are passionate experts in their content areas and instructional skills; write skillfully and frequently.
  • Enjoy and have great capacity to nurture the whole child, and value the broad array of learning approaches that every child possesses.
  • Value the varied dimensions of student learning and progress.
  • Collaborate daily with multiple colleagues to plan and carry out complex, integrated learning experiences that cross grades and subject areas.
  • Initiate and continually plan their own growth, within a supportive atmosphere that prioritizes professional development.

We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural and gender diversity of the school community. Additionally, we seek candidates who are committed to building and sustaining a community that is richly diverse and includes a wide range of family structures, racial, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. A minimum of 3-5 years of classroom teaching experience is preferred.

How to Apply

For further information about the mission, program, and community at Atrium, please visit To apply for this position, please follow the directions on and submit a resume, a cover letter, and the names of three references to both Kathy Hanson and Simone Miles Esteves. Please also indicate where you first heard about the position. No phone calls, please.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Education, school, and Teaching.

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